Deploying Dusty, Lewis’ Robotic Layout Sidekick

By: Lewis Team
Dusty, our robotic layout sidekick, returned to action last week at a corporate client’s office TI in Redmond, Wash. Dusty used a digital model to print wall layouts directly onto the project floor in one pass, with markings to guide our framing, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical trade partners during their scopes of work.  Automating… read more

Building While Caring: Minimizing Construction Impacts in an Active ED

By: Ben McLean, Communications Specialist
Lewis is midway through a 57,000-square-foot emergency department (ED) renovation project at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center (PSV) in Portland, Oregon. The project involves expanding the patient room count from 52 beds to 72. It also includes a new and improved imaging department, universal exam rooms, the relocation of the behavioral health unit and the… read more

North Eugene High School and the Modern Learning Environment

By: Elsa Manning, Senior Marketing Specialist
Many of us were lucky to have ample windows in our schools growing up. Windows allow natural light and make classrooms and common areas feel more open, which has been proven to support learning and boost mental health. In recent years, the trend toward better daylighting has become a must-have in today’s learning environments. Research… read more

Tilting Up Wall Panels at Terminal 106

By: Lewis Team
In September, Crutcher Structures crews began erecting concrete tilt-up wall panels by the dozen at Terminal 106, a two-story warehouse and distribution center being built for Trammell Crow Company just south of downtown Seattle. Within two weeks, about two-thirds of the project’s 156 exterior panels were installed. Each panel was first cast on site and… read more

Building Rainier Square, Part 2: So, How’s This Thing Going to Get Built?

by Jordan Gevers, Marketing Manager
In part one of this series, we gave an overview of Rainier Square’s structural core: a series of prefabricated sandwich modules, hoisted into the sky, set in place between columns, welded, and filled with concrete. Simple, right? On paper, yes. Put a piece in place, weld it, then fill it. But that skips all the… read more